Speed Read F1: The Technology, Rules, History And Concepts Key To The Sport

byStuart Codling

Paperback | October 10, 2017

Speed Read F1: The Technology, Rules, History And Concepts Key To The Sport by Stuart Codling
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Get instant access to the history, technology, drivers, rivalries, racing circuits, and business of Formula 1 in this beautifully designed and illustrated essential guide from Motorbooks' Speed Read series.

The world racing championship that now encompasses 20 (and counting) annual races across five continents started in the European racing scene between the first and second world wars. It's been a long road from the early races held in redundant airfields bounded by old oil drums to today's extravagant spectacles—a road marked by glory, championships, iteration, technology, and speed.

In sections divided by topic, you'll find thehistoryof the sport,biographies of major drivers and figureswho have dominated the sport's long and storied history, arundown of the incredible technologythat makes its cars so fast, an account ofracing accidentsand thesafety measuresthey inspired, and more.

Each section ends with aglossary of related terms, andinformational sidebarsprovide fun facts, historical tidbits, and mini-bios of key people in Formula 1.Sleek illustrationsof the cars, technology, and drivers impart the visual feel of F1 throughout.

With Motorbooks'Speed Read series,become an instant expert in a range of fast-moving subjects, from Formula 1 racing to the Tour de France. Accessible language, compartmentalized sections, fact-filled sidebars, glossaries of key terms, and event timelines deliver quick access to insider knowledge. Their brightly colored covers, modern design, pop art-inspired illustrations, and handy size make them perfect on-the-go reads.
Stuart Codling's and James Mann's previous Motorbooks title,Art of the Formula 1 Race Carreceived the "Best of Books" award for 2010 from the International Society for Vehicle Preservation's International Automotive Media Awards competition. A journalist and broadcaster, Stuart Codling has worked in motorsport and automotive ...
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Title:Speed Read F1: The Technology, Rules, History And Concepts Key To The SportFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 8.9 X 6.75 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 8.9 X 6.75 X 0.7 inPublished:October 10, 2017Publisher:MotorbooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760355622

ISBN - 13:9780760355626

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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